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San Jose Cop To Chief: 'I'm Gay'

October 10, 2012  | 

CC_Flickr: stevelyon
CC_Flickr: stevelyon

San Jose (Calif.) Police officer John Reinert picked an opportune moment to tell his chief a secret he'd been keeping for half a century. Following L-G-B-T sensitivity training, Reinert delivered his message.

"Finally I said, chief, after that session on the 25th, I'm gay too," he told KLFY.

Chief Chris Moore released a memo on Monday promoting National Coming Out Day, saying that, "stress and anguish can result from hiding a person's sexual orientation and the department encourages members to be who they are."

Tags: Gay and Lesbian Officers, San Jose PD


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Bman @ 10/10/2012 5:41 PM

Is California the place for government to force political viewpoints down your throat? Oh yea that's right. It is! How is this a news story. Who cares. Cops and firefighters tell people including chiefs their gay all the time.

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